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Student Life ·

Cultivating a Global Perspective: Summer Abroad Opportunities

Students in the online programs at the School of International Service talk about their summer abroad plans.
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Chris Chavers, SIS/MA '25

Student Life ·

SIS Student Advocates for Transgender Rights

During Pride Month, we caught up with Chris Chavers, SIS/MA ’25, to learn more about his role at Transgender Law Center, the work the organization does, and how his studies at SIS furthered his work in LGBTQ+ rights.
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From right, University Chaplain Bryant Oskvig with Caroline Routh, SIS/BA '23, winner of the Kay Spiritual Life Center Leadership Award. Photo by Jeff Watts.

Student Life ·

Honoring Some of AU’s Best and Brightest

The 2024 University and Student Achievement Awards honored 39 changemakers who contributed to key accomplishments on campus in the last year.
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Jeremy Acaba

Student Life ·

Meet Jeremy Acaba: Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker

Get to know the 2024 SIS undergraduate commencement speaker, Jeremy Acaba.
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Anastasiia Baydyuk, SIS/MA ’24, is the 2024 graduate student speaker for the SIS Commencement ceremony

Student Life ·

Meet Anastasiia Baydyuk, SIS Graduate Student Speaker

Ahead of the 2024 SIS Spring Commencement ceremony on May 11, we spoke with this year’s graduate student speaker, Anastasiia Baydyuk, SIS/MA ’24.
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SIS graduate students Mona-Mae Juwillie, Roger Reyes, and Alessandra Del Rosario

Student Life ·

Diplomatic Fellows Association Builds Community at SIS

We sat down with three SIS graduate students to learn more about the newly formed Diplomatic Fellows Association.
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Student Life ·

Help Stock the Market’s Shelves

This semester alone, 372 Eagles have sought regular support from AU's food pantry
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Food Matters team, front to back:  Jessica Yamamoto, Caroline Krekorian, Brooke Wayne, Matthew Bond

Student Life ·

Food Matters: DC Ward 7 Shoppers Spin-to-Win for Better Health

AU’s Department of Health Studies brings nutrition expertise and tips to DC shoppers
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SIS professor Angela Pashayan (center) and SIS students Sophie Cazares and Leo Jaques at the University of Nairobi

Internships ·

Take the Classroom into the Real World with Internships Abroad

SIS professor Angela Pashayan and student Sophie Cazares, SIS/BA ’25, share about their research in Kenya and opportunities available through internships abroad.
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